Biomimetics and Dextrous Manipulation Lab


Capella Kerst graduated in December 2020. Check out her startup company:

Capella Kerst

Email: ckerst(at)
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Capella is a PhD candidate. More details of her research are below:

  • Indirect metal molds
    • item
  • Post Treatment
    • Secondary inking
  • Gecko-inspired dry adhesives
    • Honda
    • Ford
  • Other projects:
    • Gecko-inspired dry adhesives grippers
    • SCAMP



Pope, M.T., Kimes, C.W., Jiang, H., Hawkes, E.W., Estrada, M.A., Kerst, C.F., Roderick, W.R.T., Han, A.K., Christensen, D.L., M. R. Cutkosky, "A Multimodal Robot for Perching and Climbing on Vertical Outdoor Surfaces," in IEEE Transactions on Robotics (2017), doi: 10.1109/TRO.2016.2623346


Capella Kerst
PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering
Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Lab
Capella's LinkedIn profile

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